As Jordan’s Paralympians prepare to return home after a successful Paralympic Games which saw them win three medals, there will be barely be time to catch breath before our sporting attention turns to Vietnam and the 5th Asian Beach Games. The event runs from September 24-October 3 with Jordan sending 25 athletes to compete in four sports. The Muay Thai team is first to arrive with their competitions getting underway on Wednesday, three days before the official opening ceremony. The team consists of Saif Al Din Khaled Al Zaqzouq, Mohammad Salameh and Anas Khalaf and has been putting the finishing touch to their preparations under coach Khaled Al Zaqzouq. “I am really happy with the way that things have gone,” said the coach. “We have been in Thailand for the past two weeks preparing, and the level of our athletes is very high. We are looking forward to competing andf making an impression.” Jordan will also be competing in beach handball and jiu jitsu which start on September 25, and wrestling which starts on September 30.
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